Hints and Tips
Whether you are a seasoned pool owner, are in the process of building a new pool or have recently moved into a home with an existing pool, we find most pool owners are hungry for information to help make pool ownership easier and more enjoyable.
The articles in this section provide some helpful hints and tips about pool ownership. They have been grouped into articles that will appeal to existing pool owners and those that are relevant to new pool owners or prospective new pool owners.
Existing Pool Owners
Closing your pool (Winterising)
Winter is coming.
As the weather starts to get cooler, it's time to think about closing your pool down for the off season. This guide is made for pools that do not freeze over during winter.
Cleaning Flooded Pools
Flooded swimming pools and spas are substantially contaminated. The following will provide some guidance on the main things you will need to address when a pool or spa has been affected by flood and needs to be prepared for use again.
Pool Water Troubleshooting
As much as we love our pools, finding time to maintain them can be hard. This can lead to problems like algae formation, murky water and pool staining . Fortunately, there are easy solutions that will restore your pool to its former glory in no time.
New Pool Owners
Planning a new pool
Investment in a swimming pool is similar to any other large-scale home improvement. It requires careful thought and planning. The more time you spend researching what's available and pinpointing what you want, the better your building experience will be.
CHOOSING A BUILDER
Once you know type of pool you want it's time to find someone to build it for you! Zodiac recommends that you always use a builder who is a member of SPASA (Swimming Pool & Spa Association).
Starting up a new pool
Most pool builders will hand-over your new pool filled with water, and treated with chemicals, ready for you to start enjoying. The process most builders will follow to fill the pool and treat the water is outlined in this article.
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